Restaurants

Chinese in Rouen

Ho Lamian

Delicious lamian – homemade noodles pulled by hand – has brought city-wide fame to this humble Chinese eatery. Watch the Hong Kong-born chefs in action while you wait for a table up front, then head back to one of t…
Seafood in Rouen

Bar à Huîtres

For remarkably fresh seafood, grab a seat at the horseshoe-shaped bar at this casual but polished eatery located inside Rouen's covered market. Specials change daily based on what's fresh, from giant shrimp to dorad…
Cafe in Rouen

Citizen

Citizen is undeniably hip with its chunky wood communal tables, industrial fixtures and groovy tunes playing overhead. More important than the surrounds are the coffee, which is the best in town, and the tasty bites…
Bistro in Rouen

L’Espiguette

This charmingly decorated eatery serves excellent bistro classics (think osso buco, filet of sole, beef tartare), with the day's offerings scribbled on a chalkboard. Grab a seat at one of the outdoor tables on a war…
Crêpes in Rouen

La Cornaëlle

Arched ceilings, pale stone walls and some low-playing blues set the scene for an enjoyable night nibbling on delicious savoury galettes, while sipping some of the fizzy local cider. Finish off with a decadent desse…
Modern French in Rouen

La Rose des Vents

Tucked away inside a secondhand shop, this stylish establishment is hugely popular with foodies and hipsters. Patrons rave about the two lunch mains, which change weekly according to what’s available in the market. …
Indian in Rouen

Le Kashmir

A block from the waterfront, Bollywood pop plays over this cheerfully decorated space, complete with hand-painted camel skin globe lamps, bright colours on the walls and a carved wooden bar. All the Indian classics …
Bistro in Rouen

Gill Côté Bistro

Sleek contemporary design, traditional French and Lyonnaise cuisine, and first-rate wines by the glass are featured at this popular bistro, under the tutelage of renowned chef Gilles Tournadre. On warm days, the out…
Pastries in Rouen

Dame Cakes

Walk through the historic, early 20th-century facade and you’ll discover a delightfully civilised selection of pastries, cakes and chocolates. From noon to 3pm you can tuck into delicious quiches, gratins and salads…
Bistro in Rouen

Minute et Mijoté

This smart bistro, with its retro decor, is a long-time favourite dining spot in Rouen. The menu is limited (just two seafood and two meat plates per night on average), but the chef uses quality ingredients, prepare…